American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 47

NEWS DIGEST ON MIGRATION IN CENTRAL ASIA No 47

 

Date: July 12 – 26, 2013

Kazakhstan

 

Fiscals to teach Almaty Market traders on fulfilling tax obligations

In Russian: http://www.bnews.kz/ru/news/post/148720/.

 

Number of young people in North Kazakh Oblast reduced to 3.2% 

 

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/149210/.

 

Positive balance of migration

In Russian: http://kazpravda.kz/?p=1208.

 

Key indicators of the labor market as of July 1, 2013

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/286310.

 

286 unemployed completed training by the "Employment-2020" program from the beginning of the year - Pavlodar

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2576620.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyzstan ratifies an agreement with Russia on readmission

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-232415-ru.html.

 

Roadmap for the accession of Kyrgyzstan to CU to prepare by the end of 2013

In Russian: here.

 

Issues of Kyrgyz labor migrants discussed at the Institute of CIS countries

In Russian: here.

 

Farid Niyazov: One in five of able-bodied Kyrgyz citizens - migrant

In Russian: here.

 

Immigration issue in Kyrgyzstan is not only the present but also problematic - Aigul Ryskulova

In Russian: here.

 

"Advocacy Center" together with "Legal perspectives" to implement initiative on internal migrants

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/313-18-iyulya-2013-edvokasi-tsentr-sovmestno-s-pravovoj-perspektivoj-realizuyut-initsiativu-vnutrennikh-migrantov-edvokasi-tsentr-sovmestno-s-pravovoj-perspektivoj-realizuyut-initsiativu-vnutrennikh-migrantov.

 

Moscow Diaspora activists ask parliament to reconsider the migrants’ pension insurance program

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1662601.

 

One more Honorary Consul of Kyrgyzstan in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz migrants are invited to Russian language courses in Vladivostok

In Russian: here.

 

About a thousand Kyrgyz citizens may lose their jobs due to the closing of TSC

In Russian: here.

 

Sarpashev does not share the worries about unemployment in the Jalal-Abad region

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz citizens are among the inhabitants of illegal migrants’ town in Moscow

In Russian: here.

 

During the years of independence of Kyrgyzstan, more than 1 million Kyrgyz citizens left the country; almost 50% got citizenship of Russia - Niyazov

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-232566-ru.html.

 

From 500 to 700 thousand people in Kyrgyzstan are involved in permanent and cyclical labor migration

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/59299.

 

Internal migrants of Osh receive information on the use of credit products on credit issues

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-232980-ru.html.

 

As part of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development a working group is created to develop proposals for the formation of the modern state migration policy

In Russian: here.

 

Round table in Moscow on the problems of labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

Human rights defenders from Kyrgyzstan to study the situation with compatriots in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Remittances continue to break records

In Russian: here.

 

First draft of youth employment in Turkey is developed in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

"Grace" Foundation staff help mitigate the migration process

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/322-22-iyulya-2013-sotrudniki-fonda-blagodat-sposobstvuyut-smyagcheniyu-migratsionnykh-protsessov.

 

Migrants from Kyrgyzstan to get acquainted with the culture of everyday life of Russians

In Russian: here.

 

Sverdlovsk region gets ready for the admission of new migrants from Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Remittances discussed in Dushanbe

In Russian: http://khovar.tj/rus/society/33619-v-dushanbe-obsudili-voprosy-denezhnyh-perevodov-migrantov.html.

 

Meeting of the board of the Migration Service

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/zasedanie-kollegii-migratsionnoi-sluzhby.

 

CSI: forecast on remittances to the end of the year remains optimistic

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/tssi-prognoz-po-denezhnym-perevodam-migrantov-do-kontsa-goda-ostaetsya-optimistichnym.

 

IOM established cooperation with the Tajik diaspora to provide legal assistance to migrants

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/19378-mom-naladila-sotrudnichestvo-s-tadzhikskoy-diasporoy-dlya-okazaniya-pravovoy-pomoschi-migrantam.html.

 

Russia remains the main country of residence of Tajik labor migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Club of students from Tajikistan to be set up in Novosibirsk

In Russian: http://khovar.tj/rus/society/37598-v-novosibirske-budet-sozdan-klub-studentov-iz-tadzhikistana.html.

 

Hygiene kits to be distributed to Tajik migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikskim-migrantam-v-rossii-razdadut-sanitarno-gigienicheskie-nabory.

 

In the first half of 2013 more than half a million people left Tajikistan

In Russian: here.

 

More than 1 million new jobs created in Khujand

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/business/19385-v-hudzhande-sozdano-svyshe-1-tys-novyh-rabochih-mest.html.

 

Tajikistan stops publicizing data on migrants remittances

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1374589740.

 

Tajik migrants are increasingly interested in innovations in the Russian migration legislation

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikskie-migranty-vse-bolshe-interesuyutsya-novshestvami-v-migratsionnom-zakonodatelstve-ros.

 

"Sappho-TV" - the channel for Tajik migrants in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

With the assistance of the Tajik MS labor migrants were paid

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/pri-sodeistvii-predstavitelstva-ms-tadzhikskim-trudovym-migrantam-byla-vyplachena-zadolzhenno-0.

 

Penza Region is ready to compatriots who want to leave Tajikistan

In Russian: here.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Employment issues of the population of Uzbekistan in the center of the attention of deputies

In Russian: http://news.uzreport.uz/news_3_r_106848.html.

 

 

Russia

 

Melnikov calls for higher premiums to the Pension Fund for migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Drivers -migrants in Russia would be obliged to receive a Russian driver's license

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-232507-ru.html.

 

During the first half of 2013 - 10 million migrants entered Russia

In Russian: http://independent-news.ru/?p=53131.

 

More than 1,600 workers in Moscow were detained

In Russian: http://www.bpn.ru/publications/70918/.

 

About 20 thousand migrant workers passed tests for knowledge of Russian language

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/society/13940398/.

 

Petersburg "Red Cross" joins the education of migrants’ children on Russian language and culture

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2013/07/17/Peterburgskii-Krasnyi-Krest-prisoedinilsya-k-obucheniyu-detei-migrantov-russkomu-yazyku-i-kulture-367641.

 

New issue of booklet for migrants in St. Petersburg

In Russian: here.

 

A ban in Russia on the admission of foreign minors to work

In Russian: http://ria.ru/economy/20130723/951628068.html.

 

Russia is planning to issue a temporary residence permit for all foreign nationals from countries with a visa-free regime

In Russian: here.

 

FMS of Russia is planning in 2014 to reform the institution of a temporary stay of foreign citizens

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/59822.

 

Journalists Union of Russia offers to create a federal newspaper "Labor migrants'

In Russian:  http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1374588300.

 

Influx of labor contributes to the socio-economic development of regions of the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/pritok-trudovykh-resursov-sposobstvuet-sotsialno-ekonomicheskomu-razvitiyu-regionov-rf.

 

Russia intensifies efforts to identify illegal immigrants on its territory

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130724/17666.html.

 

Russians consider the country's population with migrants as the main threat

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2575973.

 

Russia is closed for 111,000 foreigners for immigration violation

In Russian: here.

 

Department of Federal Migration Service in Moscow opens a public reception for Migrants

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/v-moskve-otkrylas-obshchestvennaya-priemnaya-pri-ufms-dlya-migrantov.

 

RRS opens public reception room for migrants at FMS’s office in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-moskve-otkrylas-priemnaya-po-mediko-sotsialnoi-i-pravovoi-podderzhke-migrantov.

 

Airport Pulkovo  in St. Petersburg  is planning to open a migration control unit in August

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/v-aeroportu-pulkovo-sankt-peterburga-v-avguste-poyavitsya-punkt-migratsionnogo-kontrolya.

 

 

Multilateral

 

Kazakhstan and Russia in a middle position on the unemployment rate in the CIS - Media

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2573937.

 

Central Asia is on the move

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1864.

 

Russia to introduce visa requirements for labor migrants from CIS

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/rossiya-vvedet-trudovye-vizy-dlya-migrantov-iz-sng.

 

 

International News

 

IOM Migrant Assistance Division: Annual Report

In English: http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/news-and-views/press-briefing-notes/pbn-2013/pbn-listing/iom-migrant-assistance-division.html.

 

ILO calls for additional job creation policies in G20 countries

In English: here.

 

Authorities in London trying to persuade illegal immigrants to return home

In Russian: http://mir-politika.ru/5713-vlasti-londona-ugovarivayut-nelegalov-vernutsya-na-rodinu.html.

 

China tightens fight against illegal migration

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2576260.

 

Australia to deport illegal migrants to the Papuans

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=383984.

 

 

Analytics

 

  FMS about guest workers: "the problem is that the workers do not leave"

In Russian: http://www.weekjournal.ru/society/news/26549.htm.

 

Elizabeth Maetnaya explores in place the phenomenon "of the countries of left women" Tajiks are changing their wives to Russian

In Russian: http://izvestia.ru/news/497682.

 

Guest worker, remember: retirement is around the corner!

In Russian: http://slovo.kg/?p=23528.

 

Boris Silaev: "I am not satisfied with the situation in Russia in respect to migrants'

In Russian: http://slovo.kg/?p=23693.

 

Foreign drivers in Russia: the new law, or certification

In Russian: here.

 

Human rights organizations came to the defense of migrants' children

In Russian: here.

 

I.Naumov: Russia badly digests migrants. The legalization of foreigners dependent on their good will and capabilities of FMS

In Russian:  http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1374039720.

 

Migrant workers from the CIS should get work visas

In Russian: http://izvestia.ru/news/554071.

 

In Russia increased sentiment against migrants?

In Russian: here.

 

Assistance on call

In Russian: http://members.vb.kg/2013/07/23/gastar/3.html.

 

Guest worker Fyodor and the outcome of modernization. What migrants from Central Asia are doing in Moscow and who are they when return home

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1374491580.

 

G. Mihaylov: Kyrgyzstan becomes Chinese. Beijing supplies to the country, not only investment, but also migrants

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1374467820.

 

Uzbekistan: Do you want to get married - go to the doctor?

In Russian: http://www.fergananews.com/articles/7808.

 

 

Publications

 

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” №  14, July 2013

In Russian: here.

 

Guide to Selected EU Legal and Policy Instruments on Migration 2008

In English: here.

 

International Migration, Health and Human Rights

In English: here.

 

Short-term labor market outlook and key challenges in G20 countries

In English: here.

 

Addressing employment, labor market and social protection challenges in G20 countries: Key measures since 2010

In English: here.

 

Newsleter #2 -June 2013

ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

In English: here.

 

 

Announcements

 

Google+ Hangout. International Youth Day 2013. "Youth Migration: Moving Development

Forward"

In English: http://weblog.iom.int/google-plus-hangout.

 

 


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